Who are we?
DRC’s The Global Protection Unit (GPU) supports country and regional strategic, policy and operational protection programming including strategic protection programme development, quality assurance, learning and capacity building, policy development and advocacy, and evidence and learning. The GPU sits within DRC’s Strategy, Programme, and Learning Department, responsible for leading DRC’s programme and policy development.
The Data Entry and Exploration Platform (DEEP) was initially established in 2016 and developed to strengthen collective sense-making and analysis. It is an online collaborative platform for humanitarian analysis which meets the need for common means to compile, store, structure and share qualitative data and information.
The DEEP is governed by a multi-stakeholder consortium that constitutes a cross-section of humanitarian actors, including international NGOs, UN agencies and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (RCRC Movement). The technical platform is developed and maintained by Data Friendly Space (DFS).
The DEEP secretariat is hosted by DRC and consists of a Project Manager, Senior Analysis Expert/lead of JAWS, and a Project Grants and Finance Officer
DEEP is being adopted by an increasing number of humanitarian and development organizations seeking to achieve a more robust, collaborative and transparent approach to needs assessments and analysis.
The DEEP Project Manager will manage the DEEP secretariat on behalf of the Danish Refugee Council that is the administrative host for the DEEP project.
About the job
The DEEP Project Manager main role and responsibility is to support the strategic development and rollout of DEEP, promote and ensure community engagement, and manage DEEP projects and grants.
The DEEP Project Manager will be based in DRC’s HQ in Copenhagen, Denmark. The DEEP Project Manager will report to the DEEP Governance Board on technical issues and to DRC’s Head of Protection Unit for management issues. The DEEP Project Manager will be assisted by a part time Grants and Finance Officer based in DRC’s HQ in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Senior Technical Analysis Expert main duties and responsibilities will be:
To be successful in this role we expect you to be able to navigate the complex humanitarian data eco-system, facilitate and coordinate discussions with external relevant stakeholders, develop strategies for continued rollout of DEEP, promote and ensure community engagement, and manage DEEP projects and grants.
Requirements for the position:
All employees should master DRC’s core competencies: Communicating, Taking the lead, Collaborating, Striving for excellence and Demonstrating integrity.
Contract length: 6 months with possibility for extension, subject to donor funding
Workplace: The position is placed in DRC HQ in Copenhagen, but we offer flexibility to locate the position in one of DRC’s offices in Region Europe subject to further dialogue.
Start date: January 15, 2024
If employed in Denmark, it will be a national position for which local terms and conditions apply in accordance with the agreement between DRC and AC. The position is at “fuldmægtig” level.
All applicants must send a Cover Letter and an updated CV in English. Apply online on our page Current Vacancies at www.drc.ngo.
Closing date for applications: December 10, 2023.
For questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Cecilia Utas, JAWS Analysis Expert, Global Protection Unit, Cecilia.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.